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Crime & Punishment of Thursday, 26 August 2021

Source: guardian.ng

Four robbery suspects nabbed in Abuja

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has arrested four suspected armed robbers terrorising residents of Mabushi area.
 
The suspects are one Ahmed Adamu, 25; Silverkest Prince (Poto) 23; Musa Ibrahim also known as IBB and Musbahu Ahmed, 29, all-male.  

A spokesperson for the FCT police command, ASP Yusuf Mariam, said the suspects confessed to being members of an armed robbery syndicate who specialised in snatching bags and mobile phones and using the SIM cards to defraud victims of their money via their bank accounts.
 
He said: “They were arrested by operatives of Mabushi Division, who acted on credible information. The effort is in place to arrest fleeing members of the syndicate.  Exhibits recovered from the suspects are Samsung mobile phone and its SIM card, which was released to the victim on bond.
  
“In another development, another Ogoh Sunday, 29, was arrested by detectives from Mabushi Division on Thursday, August 19, 2021, for being in possession of multiple ATM cards, which he confessed were obtained under false pretence from their owners.
 
“The suspects will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigations. The command implores residents to report all suspicious movements, emergency or distress, through these numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883, also to report the conduct of police officers, call the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) Line: 09022222352.”